On July 31, Bruce Berg and Laurel Woiwode presented an overview of some of the past or current residents of the Jamestown community that have published novels, biographies, children’s books and compilations over the years.
Drexel Young spoke at the July 10 Front Porch Chat at the Stutsman County Memorial Museum. Young spoke about the ancient art of scrimshaw and brought some of his pieces with their intricate and delicate designs to show the attendees. Members of the audience could see and feel examples of scrimshawed powder horns and a cribbage board made out of an elk antler, while Young explained the process involved in a craft that, as he said, “requires few tools but an enormous amount of time and patience.”
Exhibit crews have been busy putting hundreds of birds into place for the latest addition to the main gallery at the North Dakota Heritage Center.
Birds of North Dakota opened to the public July 1. This exhibit updates and expands the original Birds of North Dakota, which has remained a popular sections of the gallery since the Heritage Center opened in 1981.
Birds of North Dakota has been produced by the state’s history agency, the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
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